For years we’ve all heard the jokes about trophy wives for years, wherein an older gentleman marries a much younger, more attractive woman as a status symbol. Given that there are more women working than men and that the recent census states more women have college degrees than men, it sounds like even more role reversal will [...]
[wp_connect_like_button href="http://www.everyotherthursday.com/2011/07/how-friends-grow-distant-after-a-new-baby/" send_button="enabled" layout="standard" width="600" show_faces="enabled" verb="like" colorscheme="light" font="arial" ref="" /]Driving on the way in to the office today, I began to think about some of the changes my family and I have gone through since our move to the Midwest just about a year ago. We’ve met some amazing new friends and the kids [...]
Who doesn’t like Winnie the Pooh? The beloved children’s character, which is licensed and marketed by the good folks at Disney, is an American icon. The use of the cuddly bear on everything from toys to food is prolific. He’s also been the start of many a Disney Channel half-hour series and even first-run motion [...]
I recently wrote a story about how the iPad was created to keep parents sane. it caused quite the crap-storm with some readers, but parents who read it, agreed with me wholeheartedly. It covered a variety of ways for parents to keep kids corralled in sticky situations. This post, however, is not the same, but [...]
What happens when a fight leaves the living room or the bedroom via Twitter or Facebook? How are that couple’s followers and friends supposed to take it? How do they react? And does it leave behind any lasting effect?
As regular readers here at Every Other Thursday already know, my three year-old son has Celiac Disease and is restricted to a gluten free diet. He will have to eat a gluten free diet for the rest of his life as he deals with the autoimmune disease that now effects 1 in 133 Americans today. [...]
When it comes to Disney’s Pixar films, my family and I are suckers. There hasn’t been one of the animated films that we haven’t liked. We’ve seen every single one of them at the theaters and all four of my kids have grown up watching everything from Up!, Toy Story 1-3, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles [...]
A quick note from me and the other dads here at Every Other Thursday… Happy July 4th and a HUGE thank you goes out to the men and women who are serving our country in various parts of the world as well as to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Today is a day [...]